Thoughts From Bemidji’s Harrowing Storm

I took a drive through parts of Bemidji today, because I hadn’t had a chance to see much of the effects of Monday night’s storm, which we at the Pioneer experienced as more of giant sheets of water rushing toward the window we were peering through, rather than trees toppling. That night, we were struggling…
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The Cat Came Back (but Not The Very Next Day)

A familiar “voice” made my heart go pitter-pat around 4 a.m. After a late night at work, I was heading into my house near downtown when I heard the “meow” I’d been listening for each night for about a week. And there he was, happy Dumpster Kitty, aka Orange Kitty, ready to come back in…
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Stuck In The Snow In Minneapolis

Just a quickie because I told these young women I’d post this photo, in case they remembered the link. They were kind enough to help us get our spinning wheel going (and quickly, too!), and they seemed filled with boundless energy. I’m sure they gave a hand to a bunch more motorists Sunday night! Thanks,…
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